In Case You Missed It: Supplement Superstars

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Supplement Superstars

Dr. Oz lists the top 5 supplements everyone should take. See which ones can help you live longer, prevent heart attacks, and fight cancer.

Baby Aspirin

Though not technically a supplement, a new study shows aspirin lowers your risk for almost every type of cancer. Dr. Oz recommends taking 2 baby aspirin a day.

Vitamin D

This vitamin plays a key role in preventing colon cancer, uterine cancer, breast cancer and endometrial cancer. To get your daily dose of vitamin D spend 15 minutes in the sun or take 1,000 IUs a day.

Multivitamin

These superstars help boost energy and may prevent memory loss. Look for brands that provide 100% of the daily value of essential nutrients; avoid mega-doses.

Calcium

This supplement can increase bone strength and help prevent osteoporosis. Dr. Oz recommends a calcium cocktail daily: 600mg calcium, 400mg magnesium and 1,000 IUs of vitamin D.

Omega-3

Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation, which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Make sure your omega-3 supplement contains 600mg of DHA, and take it daily.